Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven

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Yale University Art Gallery displays art from nearly all cultures, but it's most famous for its collection of early Italian paintings, African sculptures, and modern art. Located in several buildings on the university campus, the gallery also houses world-renowned collections of American decorative and fine arts from as far back as the 17th century. Of particular note is the small collection of rare American silver. Opened in 1832, the gallery recently underwent renovations to connect three separate galleries while maintaining their distinct architectural styles; it reopened in 2012. Yale University Art Gallery is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, New Haven Edition.
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  • Always a gem of the Yale area of New Haven. Good staff, secure, and beautiful. Parking is easy, I always find new things to observe and enjoy the museum. I always donate what I can when I leave, as th...  more »
  • I’m not a huge fan of museums... but we enjoyed passing the time at the American and British Art Galleries on the Yale campus. We did see some paintings from the most famous artists like Monet, Manet,...  more »
  • Yes this is Yale, one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the country with many alumnae with deep pockets, but this place blew me away anyway. We travel extensively, and there are not t...  more »
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  • What a great experience. Had fun studying some of the paintings and sculptures. Also make sure to buy some postcards. Also they have great photography books on sale. Overall it was a really fun experience. And the whole area is great too walk around and explore.
  • I had a great time here. I think it’s worthy to spend some times here for the abundant collections. There is no admission fee which is quiet nice(You need to pay a lot for museums in Harvard University).
  • The children and staff at the Town of Stratford - South End Community Center really enjoyed. The Art Gallery on Thursday. At first we were a bit discouraged because our tour guide was cancelled last minute but the self guided tour we did was perfect and the guards in each exhibit were very kind to our children and helpful. We will definitely be bringing the children back soon .
  • Can't beat free admission. Lots of Picasso and Van Gogh. Hopper and whatnot. I always liked the furniture section. I miss the corner chair - you know the one, it's made for a corner. Haven't seen it in years.
  • An enjoyable experience - good collections, beautiful architecture and space. Certain windows give you a view of the old campus. I would usually stroll through different sections in multiple visits. Free entry.

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